Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Ceremonies

USC Main Ceremony

The procession begins at 8:30 a.m., and the ceremony at 9:00 a.m. at Alumni Park. Please see the Additional Information below for group assignments.

Group 1: Your assembly and procession section is E.

Group 2: Your assembly and procession section is F.

Dornsife School Ceremony

School ceremonies will last for approximately 2.5 hours. Due to the large number of graduates, USC Dornsife holds two school ceremonies following the Main Ceremony.

Group 1: Cromwell Field, 11:00 a.m.

Group 2: Cromwell Field, 2:30 p.m.

Ph.D. Hooding Ceremony: Cromwell Field, Thursday, May 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Dornsife School Reception

Receptions are organized by academic departments; please refer to the USC Dornsife Commencement website for location information.


Dornsife school ceremonies do not require tickets.


For additional information, please contact the coordinator of this event: Stacy Conn (213) 740-5746

Additional Information

Group 1

Majors: American Studies and Ethnicity, Comparative Literature, English, French and Italian, Interdisciplinary Archaeology, Religion/Archaeology, Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences, Environmental Studies, Human Biology, Neuroscience, International Relations, Political Science, Anthropology, Global Studies, Health and Humanity, Linguistics, Master in Visual Anthropology, Spatial Sciences, Interdisciplinary Studies, Philosophy

Group 2

Majors: Art History, Classics, East Asian Area Studies, East Asian Languages and Cultures, Gender Studies, History, Interdisciplinary Studies, Middle East Studies, Philosophy, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Spanish and Portuguese, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy, Master of Science in Applied Psychology, Psychology, Social Sciences, Cognitive Science, Economics, Sociology, Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis